Posts Tagged Pa Estate Recovery


The specter of Medicaid estate recovery causes fear for many who are considering the consequences of gifting to qualify for Medical Assistance. However, the speakers at the recent National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys’ (NAELA) 2012 Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington reminded the attendees that through proper […]

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Assets Not Available For Pennsylvania Estate Recovery

As previously discussed, Pennsylvania has an estate recovery program that allows the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) to seek repayment from the probate estates of decedents who had been cared for through medical assistance (also referred to as Medicaid).  Because Pennsylvania only has the ability to reach […]

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Pennsylvania Estate Recovery Program

Pennsylvania is required by the federal government to operate an estate recovery program.  Generally speaking, an estate recovery program is intended to allow a state to seek payment from the estates of decedents who were receiving Medicaid or Medical Assistance during their lifetimes.  The PA estate recovery […]

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